Biography & Autobiography Books - Musicians & Composers - Page 2

The Running Kind: Listening to Merle Haggard Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781477322369
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Published: University of Texas Press - May 17th, 2022

Merle Haggard enjoyed numerous artistic and professional triumphs, including more than a hundred country hits (thirty-eight at number one), dozens of studio and live album releases, upwards of ten thousand concerts, induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame, and songs covered by artists as diverse as Lynryd Skynyrd, Elvis Costello, Tammy Wynette, Bobby "Blue" Bland, Willie Nelson,


Uncommon Measure: A Journey Through Music, Performance, and the Science of Time Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781942658979
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Published: Bellevue Literary Press - March 22nd, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES EDITORS' CHOICE

A virtuosic debut from a gifted violinist searching for a new mode of artistic becoming

How does time shape consciousness and consciousness, time? Do we live in time, or does time live in us? And how does music, with its patterns of rhythm and harmony, inform our experience of time?


Only Wanna Be with You: The Inside Story of Hootie & the Blowfish Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781643362755
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Published: University of South Carolina Press - April 28th, 2022

Experience the exclusive, behind-the-scenes story of one of the biggest bands of the nineties


Driven: Rush in the '90s and
$19.95
ISBN: 9781770415706
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Published: ECW Press - April 12th, 2022

The conclusion to the definitive biography of the rock 'n' roll kings of the North...now in paperback

Includes two full-colour photo inserts, with unearthed photos of the band.


Hearts on Fire: Six Years That Changed Canadian Music 2000-2005 Cover Image
$31.95
ISBN: 9781770415874
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Published: ECW Press - April 26th, 2022

An authoritative, unprecedented account of how in the early 2000s Canadian music finally became cool


Who by Fire: Leonard Cohen in the Sinai Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781954118072
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Published: Spiegel & Grau - April 5th, 2022

"An expedition into the troubled soul of one of the world's greatest songwriters."--Haaretz "Not only is a hidden side of Cohen revealed but so too a hidden side of Israel." --David BezmogisThe little-known story of Leonard Cohen's concert tour to the front lines of the Yom Kippur War, including never-before-seen selections from an unfinished manuscript by Cohen and rare ph


The Marathon Don't Stop: The Life and Times of Nipsey Hussle Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781982140304
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Published: Atria Books - March 1st, 2022

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

This “beautiful tribute to a legendary artist” (Quincy Jones) is the first in-depth biography of Nipsey Hussle, the hip-hop mogul, artist, and activist whose transformative legacy inspired a generation with his motivational lyrics and visionary business savvy—before he was tragically shot down in the very neighborhood he was dedicated


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Beeswing: Losing My Way and Finding My Voice 1967-1975 Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781643752532
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Published: Algonquin Books - March 29th, 2022

A Rolling Stone Best Music Book of 2021

“Thompson is a master showman . . .  [Beeswing is] everything you’d hope a Richard Thompson autobiography would be . . .


The Dylan Tapes: Friends, Players, and Lovers Talkin’ Early Bob Dylan Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781517908157
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Published: Univ Of Minnesota Press - April 26th, 2022

The raw material and interviews behind Anthony Scaduto’s iconic biography of Bob Dylan draw an intimate and multifaceted portrait of the singer-songwriter who defined his era 

When Anthony Scaduto’s Bob Dylan: An Intimate Biography was first published in 1971, the Nobel Prize–winning songwriter, at thirty, had already released some of the most ic


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Conversations Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781335425720
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Published: Hanover Square Press - March 8th, 2022

A surprising, enlightening series of conversations that shed new light on the music and career of "our greatest living composer" (New York Times)


On the Bus with Bill Monroe: My Five-Year Ride with the Father of Blue Grass (Music in American Life) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780252086496
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Published: University of Illinois Press - April 26th, 2022

A backstage audition led Mark Hembree into a five-year stint (1979–1984) as the bassist for Bill Monroe's Blue Grass Boys. Hembree’s journey included playing at the White House and on the acclaimed album Master of Bluegrass.


Last Chance Texaco: Chronicles of an American Troubadour Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780802159854
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Published: Grove Press - April 5th, 2022

"Book of the Year." -- MOJO Magazine"Outstanding Book of the Year." --The Herald (Glasgow)